Powermac 8100/80 RAM question

From: Doc Shipley <doc_at_mdrconsult.com>
Date: Thu Dec 30 12:44:45 2004

Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> On Thursday 30 December 2004 09:09, Richard Beaudry wrote:
>>Hello all,
>>I have a Powermac 8100/80 that needs a RAM upgrade. Lowendmac.com
>>says that it can handle 72-pin SIMMs, up to 32MB each. My question
>>is this: does it take the same 72-pin SIMMs as a PC, or does it
>>require special "mac-only" SIMMs? Google only showed people still
>>selling the RAM (for outrageous prices), and I couldn't get actual
>>specs on the RAM itself.
>>Thanks for any help ....
>>BTW, the 8100 was introduce in early 1994, so I think I'm actually on
>>topic! :-)
> It's designed to use non-parity SIMMs, but parity ones (from a PC)
> should work as well.

   Should, and do. I just gave away a PM8100 a couple of months ago.
It had 36-bit NEC 8MB SIMMs in it.

Received on Thu Dec 30 2004 - 12:44:45 GMT

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